Hulu Plus users can now rejoice. Hulu added Chromecast support to its Hulu Plus app to work in conjunction with Chromecast. Chromecast, Google’s $35 video casting gadget simplifies the way users watch their favorite TV shows and movies.
Google made the announcement Tuesday (Oct. 2) on its official blog that the Hulu Plus app now works with Chromecast. Hulu Plus content can now be streamed from a mobile device to a television with ease. All users have to do is access their Hulu Plus app on their mobile phone or tablet and select the “Cast” button which now appears in the app. While the Chromecast attachable device changes the way people manage their online entertainment, added Hulu Plus support simplifies it even more.
“Hulu Plus now works on Chromecast and in general , we have wide availability now,” Google’s senior vice president, Chrome and Apps, Sundar Pichai said on his Google+ page. The latest Hulu Plus app, now updated with Chromecast support is available in the Google Play Store and iTunes. It currently supports Android smartphones and tablets and support for the iPhone is in the works.
The Chromecast device can be purchased online directly from Google Play or Amazon. It’s also available at BestBuy.com and in Best Buy retail stores. Check out the video clip from Google to see Chromecast in action, now with Hulu Plus support.